Litchfield, IL is...hell, I don’t know. One thing that road trips have taught me is that it’s impossible to really know a place just by being a tourist for a few days. Sure, Hot Springs is awesome and we definitely should retire there, even though we spent only one night there…but that doesn’t mean I’m … Continue reading #Illinois2018 – Thoughts on Litchfield and Springfield
Sure, we go antiquing. But, when we uncover gems like this here Vampire Saint...wouldn't you?
Sometimes, it really is just the little things, like how John Henry tilts his head, that make us love him just a little bit more.
First, let me say that websites that mock the customers of Walmart always seem mean-spirited to me, and they give lie to the idea that there’s no such thing as a class system in America. Laughing at the "Walmart weirdos" is just middle-class people mocking the working-class and the poor. That being said, anywhere a … Continue reading #Illinois2018 – On Small-Town Madness
Sometimes, you don't need a real company name; just a collection of SEO-optimized search terms will do. Well played - your audience will definitely find you.
So, everything I know about dogs I have learned watching our two fluffsters. Including this: dogs love melon. Whodathunk?
I’ve never worked in customer service – and, more specifically, would definitely avoid ever being a waiter. This is a job that requires excellent social skills, having rapport with strangers, and possessing a more-than-decent memory. And none of these things applies to me. So, here’s a question: do wait staff ever have competitions to pass … Continue reading #Illinois2018 – On Customer Service
Jesus. Not attached.
The kids loves to run in their back yard. Unless it's even slightly damp. In which case, this is what happens...
Every time I travel, it’s like I’m catching up on what the outside world already knows. On our trip to San Francisco earlier this year, the number of people Lyft-ing and Uber-ing on the curbside outside hotels and restaurants was remarkable – to me. Maybe this is just how the world works for the modern … Continue reading #Illinois2018 – Do You Waze?